• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: September 2021

Smith County, TX (9/1/2021) – A man was killed in a head-on collision with a motorcycle near Winona Wednesday night. 

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The accident happened on State Highway 155 around 9:03 p.m. when a Chrysler 200 struck an Indian motorcycle head-on. Payton Shaw, 18, was driving her Chrysler north on SH 155 while 44-year-old Tommy Anderson was driving his motorcycle south in the northbound lane. The two ultimately collided with each other since Shaw “could not see the motorcycle.”

Anderson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shaw was taken to the hospital with incapacitating injuries. 

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Motorcycle accidents can leave innocent victims with injuries that require lifelong treatment. The costs of doctors’ visits, surgeries, physical therapy, and prescription medications add up quickly and can exceed the annual income of most Houston families. Sometimes these accidents can lead to death. This is why it’s important to seek legal counsel so you can be rightly compensated.

The family of the motorcyclist killed in the accident are entitled to a wrongful claim against the driver of the vehicle that hit him. When filing your claim, it’s important to consider legal assistance since they have the necessary resources to assist you after a fatal accident. 

If you or a loved one has been killed in a motorcycle accident, the Houston motorcycle accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help. Our experienced personal injury attorneys represent Texans in civil lawsuits against negligent drivers, and will work hard to get you the compensation you deserve. Contact Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your claim.

Source: KLTV

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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